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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Corporate services officer Job at British High Commission - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Corporate services officer

Jobs at:
British High Commission

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, 29th November 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda




Job details:
VACANCY - CORPORATE SERVICES OFFICER (FINANCE) B3 (08117 KPL)
The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.
We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.
We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
The Corporate Services Officer will undertake a wide range of budget and financial management and planning duties in the Corporate Services Section in Kampala.
This will include the monitoring of budgets and forecasts, and acting as the first line for financial support, returns and compliance.
They will work closely with the Corporate Services Manager (CSM) to deliver a streamlined and efficient finance, accounts and procurement service in Kampala.
All financial work is delivered in liaison with regional finance managers in the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) Africa Hub in Pretoria and Global Transaction Centres in UK and Manilla.

ESSENTIAI. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • A University or technical college degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration and completion or part completion of professional accountancy training such as ACCA, CPA, lCPAU etc.
  • A minimum of 3 years professional-working experience in finance and accounting.
  • Professional experience in the use of Microsoft Office especially Excel, and a commercial accounting system such as ORACLE.
  • Evidence of strong organisational and time management skills, with excellent attention to detail.
  •  Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills.
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
Making Effective Decisions, Building Capability for All, Managing a Quality Service, and Delivering at Pace.
Grade: B3 (L)
Type of Position: Permanent
Starting monthly salary: UGX 4,727,377
Job application procedure
Please complete the online application form in full at; https://fco.tal.net/candidate/login 

Failure to do so may result in a determination that you do not meet the requirements for the position.